13 Flat Belly Foods That Are Already in Your Fridge

Ever get intimidated by the names of so-called healthy or “flat belly” foods?

Seems like they always come from some far off mystical rainforest or mountaintop in the Himalayas. If you can even find the stupid things, you’re scared they’ll be way outside your budget or they’ll be way too tough to cook.

And what if they don’t even taste good?

But come on! You want a flat belly and you know that you have to have your nutrition in line to help you get there. You’re tired of your favorite shorts (you know, the ones that used to make you look hot) pinching your gut in the morning as you wrestle the fly shut.

You want them to just slip right on like they used to. You want to feel and look as good in those shorts as the day you first picked them out right?

 

Let’s take a journey—a journey to a far off mystical land that holds all the magical foods you’ll need to perfect your flat belly diet.

It’s called your kitchen. Raid your fridge and your pantry for these 13 flat belly foods that you already have:

  1. Chicken

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Boom. Slam dunk. Chicken? Who doesn’t have chicken in their fridge? Who doesn’t think chicken is delicious? Chicken is low in carbs and high in lean protein, so it’ll give you the power to keep moving without bogging you down.  Grill it, bake it, get creative.  The coolest thing about chicken is how versatile it is, so don’t let get boring – make it awesome.

  1. Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are also crunchy and delicious.  Cucumbers are mostly water. When you’re craving something crunchy, slice up a cucumber. They have next to zero carbs so go nuts! Great as a stand alone snack or as a side dish.

  1. Asparagus

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Yes, asparagus is a—ahem—diuretic, thanks for asking. Good thing that it is; one of the main causes of stomach bloating is water retention. Asparagus will help with that without replacing the water with any artificial junk or excess carbs. For maximum health benefit and deliciousness, grill it!

  1. Chamomile Tea

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Chamomile helps relax the muscles in your GI tract, which helps reduce water retention. Besides, tea is relaxing, and sometimes you just need to chill, right?

  1. Garlic

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Low in carbs, high in nutrients, high in flavour. (Seeing a pattern here?) Super healthy too.  Garlic is anti viral, anti bacterial and can help fight the common cold. Garlic is a great way to pump up a meal’s flavor without drowning it in salt and sugar. Also, it can help improve the energy and efficiency of your workout.

  1. Lemon

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When life gives you lemons, GET PUMPED! Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, they are delicious, and you can squeeze their juice on all kinds of things. Chicken? Check. Salad? Check. Water? Double and triple check.

  1. Eggs

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Another delicious, lean protein that you definitely have already.  Eggs are truly one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.  The protein found eggs has been proven to be one of the highest quality protein sources available.  The best news?  Recent studies have proven that the yolks SHOULD NOT be avoided and are actually incredibly healthy.  So no need to go with whites only.

  1. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Whether you’re readying up the pan or adding a touch of flavor, this is now your go-to replacement for crappy vegetable oils. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is low in carbs and does wonders for your heart health.

  1. Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are high in fiber and high in water, so they help keep your GI tract running smoothly. And hey, don’t forget about cherry tomatoes—these little guys make great snacks and go awesome in salads.

  1. Cinnamon

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If you use it correctly, cinnamon can lower your “bad” cholesterol, raise your “good” cholesterol, and reduce your blood pressure. Add it to almost anything like your morning coffee or your protein shake.  Just be sure to check underneath the cinnamon to make sure there’s not a muffin or frappe hiding there (this is a common problem out in the wild).

  1. Carrots

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Another crunchy snack with good fiber and lots of water. True, they are a root vegetable, and you make have heard that roots are high in carbs, but carrots are actually among the lowest carb roots. Plus the huge amount of beta carotene found in carrots makes them great for your eyes.

  1. Spinach

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It goes without saying that your leafy greens are going to be low in carbs, but the great thing about spinach is that you can do a lot more with it than just salad. Sandwiches, eggs, chicken breasts, soups, and fish are all waiting for that extra kick of spinach flavor.

  1. Water

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Yeah, that’s right, water. Staying hydrated boosts your metabolism, curbs your hunger, and does critical work for your GI tract. Besides, it’s the one beverage with zero downsides; you don’t have to worry about sugars or strange chemicals messing with your insides when you’ve got clean, natural water. The bottom line in the better hydrated you are the better your body functions.

There you have it! 13 flat belly foods you can find right in your own kitchen. And see how easy they are to cook? The recipes almost write themselves (garlic chicken breast, omelet with everything, etc.). Work these into your diet and keep up your exercise program and you’re well on your way to even faster results.

Andrew

PS:  I’ve put together 42 Fat Burning Recipes that feature the foods listed above.  To get my latest cook book sent right to your inbox CLICK HERE <<< ===

5 Flat Tummy Myths (and 3 Steps to Tight Abs)

Bathing suit season is right around the corner…are you ready?

Most people want to slim down before baring it all, so I’m here to warn you of the 5 Flat Tummy Myths that could waste your time:

Myth #1: Do extra crunches to flatten your abs.

Excessive crunches aren’t the answer for tight abs. In order to achieve a toned look you’ll have to focus on burning off the layer of fat that is covering up your tummy.

  • Tip: Don’t obsess about crunches – instead focus on fat burning.

Myth #2: Take diet pills to speed results.

I know it’s so tempting! The ads make compelling claims about the power of popping a pill, but don’t fall for it. There is no ‘magic pill’. Diet pills are more likely to burn through your pocketbook than to slim you down.

  • Tip: Don’t pop a pill – instead burn calories with intense exercise.

 

 

 

Myth #3: Turn to packaged diet products to boost results.

Don’t fall for the foods that are packaged as ‘diet’ or ‘weight loss’ aids. Quite often these products are packed with refined sugar and other artificial ingredients that your body doesn’t need, and certainly won’t help you attain that tight tummy.

  • Tip: Don’t eat packaged diet foods – instead stick with nutritious whole foods.

Myth #4: Avoid all carbohydrates in order to achieve tight abs.
Carbohydrates have been given a bad rap, which is unfortunate because you can (and should) eat carbs while slimming down. The key is to stick with whole grains, oatmeal and brown rice while avoiding processed and refined flours and sugars.

  • Tip: Don’t give up all carbohydrates – instead stick with wholesome carbs.

Myth #5: Starve the chub away.

Trying to lose weight by starving yourself is not only ineffective it can also be dangerous. It may seem that severe calorie restriction would deliver the quickest weight loss, but your body is complex and by doing so you’ll disrupt your metabolism and slow your results.

  • Tip: Don’t starve yourself – instead eat small wholesome meals throughout the day.

Now that you know what not to do in order to achieve tight abs, it’s time to go over your flat tummy game plan. Here’s what you need to know in 3 simple steps:

Step One: No more junk.
The best way to do this is by purging your kitchen. Throw out the sugary, processed and fat-filled foods. Once the junk has been cleared out, don’t buy any more of it. Remember that your beach-ready abs depend on what you eat – don’t eat junk!

Step Two: Eat whole foods.
Replace the junk food in your life with plenty of the following: cooked and raw vegetables, fresh fruits, whole grains, moderate amounts of seeds and nuts, lean meats and low fat dairy. Clean eating really is that simple.

Step Three: Come train with me.
This is the most obvious step. You’re ready to get into great shape and I’m in a unique position to make that happen for you. Call or reply to this email to get started on an exercise plan that will get you those amazing abs.

 

 

Committed to Your Success,

Andrew Beatty.

13 Flat Belly Foods (That are Already in Your Fridge)

Ever get intimidated by the names of so-called healthy or “flat belly” foods?

Seems like they always come from some far off mystical rainforest or mountaintop in the Himalayas. If you can even find the stupid things, you’re scared they’ll be way outside your budget or they’ll be way too tough to cook.

 

And what if they don’t even taste good?

 

But come on! You want a flat belly and you know that you have to have your nutrition in line to help you get there. You’re tired of your favorite shorts (you know, the ones that used to make you look hot) pinching your gut in the morning as you wrestle the fly shut.

 

You want them to just slip right on like they used to. You want to feel and look as good in those shorts as the day you first picked them out right?

 

Let’s take a journey—a journey to a far off mystical land that holds all the magical foods you’ll need to perfect your flat belly diet.

 

It’s called your kitchen. Raid your fridge and your pantry for these 13 flat belly foods that you already have:

  1. Chicken

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Boom. Slam dunk. Chicken? Who doesn’t have chicken in their fridge? Who doesn’t think chicken is delicious? Chicken is low in carbs and high in lean protein, so it’ll give you the power to keep moving without bogging you down.  Grill it, bake it, get creative.  The coolest thing about chicken is how versatile it is, so don’t let get boring – make it awesome.

 

 

  1. Cucumbers

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Cucumbers are also crunchy and delicious.  Cucumbers are mostly water. When you’re craving something crunchy, slice up a cucumber. They have next to zero carbs so go nuts! Great as a stand alone snack or as a side dish.

 

 

  1. Asparagus

 

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Yes, asparagus is a—ahem—diuretic, thanks for asking. Good thing that it is; one of the main causes of stomach bloating is water retention. Asparagus will help with that without replacing the water with any artificial junk or excess carbs. For maximum health benefit and deliciousness, grill it!

 

 

  1. Chamomile Tea

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Chamomile helps relax the muscles in your GI tract, which helps reduce water retention. Besides, tea is relaxing, and sometimes you just need to chill, right?

 

 

  1. Garlic

 

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Low in carbs, high in nutrients, high in flavour. (Seeing a pattern here?) Super healthy too.  Garlic is anti viral, anti bacterial and can help fight the common cold. Garlic is a great way to pump up a meal’s flavor without drowning it in salt and sugar. Also, it can help improve the energy and efficiency of your workout.

 

 

  1. Lemon

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When life gives you lemons, GET PUMPED! Lemons are a great source of vitamin C, they are delicious, and you can squeeze their juice on all kinds of things. Chicken? Check. Salad? Check. Water? Double and triple check.

 

 

  1. Eggs

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Another delicious, lean protein that you definitely have already.  Eggs are truly one of the most nutritious foods on the planet.  The protein found eggs has been proven to be one of the highest quality protein sources available.  The best news?  Recent studies have proven that the yolks SHOULD NOT be avoided and are actually incredibly healthy.  So no need to go with whites only.

 

 

  1. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Whether you’re readying up the pan or adding a touch of flavor, this is now your go-to replacement for crappy vegetable oils. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is low in carbs and does wonders for your heart health.

 

 

  1. Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are high in fiber and high in water, so they help keep your GI tract running smoothly. And hey, don’t forget about cherry tomatoes—these little guys make great snacks and go awesome in salads.

 

 

  1. Cinnamon

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If you use it correctly, cinnamon can lower your “bad” cholesterol, raise your “good” cholesterol, and reduce your blood pressure. Add it to almost anything like your morning coffee or your protein shake.  Just be sure to check underneath the cinnamon to make sure there’s not a muffin or frappe hiding there (this is a common problem out in the wild).

 

 

  1. Carrots

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Another crunchy snack with good fiber and lots of water. True, they are a root vegetable, and you make have heard that roots are high in carbs, but carrots are actually among the lowest carb roots. Plus the huge amount of beta carotene found in carrots makes them great for your eyes.

 

 

  1. Spinach

 

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It goes without saying that your leafy greens are going to be low in carbs, but the great thing about spinach is that you can do a lot more with it than just salad. Sandwiches, eggs, chicken breasts, soups, and fish are all waiting for that extra kick of spinach flavor.

 

 

  1. Water

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Yeah, that’s right, water. Staying hydrated boosts your metabolism, curbs your hunger, and does critical work for your GI tract. Besides, it’s the one beverage with zero downsides; you don’t have to worry about sugars or strange chemicals messing with your insides when you’ve got clean, natural water. The bottom line in the better hydrated you are the better your body functions.

 

There you have it! 13 flat belly foods you can find right in your own kitchen. And see how easy they are to cook? The recipes almost write themselves (garlic chicken breast, omelet with everything, etc.). Work these into your diet and keep up your exercise program and you’re well on your way to even faster results.

 

Andrew

 

PS:  I’ve put together 42 Fat Burning Recipes that feature the foods listed above.  To get my latest cook book sent right to your inbox CLICK HERE <<< ===

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

A client recently asked me to share my best tip for losing a lot of fat quickly. She exercises regularly but wanted another way to accelerate her results. Can you guess what I answered? Stop eating unhealthy, high calorie dinners.

This is a tough one for most of you. Life, work and family are hectic and time consuming, so the concept of eating a healthy, simply prepared dinner seems completely out of reach.

The truth is that we over complicate the idea of a healthy dinner. I suspect this is because we are so used to eating out at restaurants where entrees are accompanied by sides, sauces and garnishes.

Here are 7 truly healthy dinners that are quick and simple to make…

1) Roasted Broccoli & Poached Eggs: Toss chopped broccoli with a little olive oil, sea salt and minced garlic and roast on a baking sheet at 425F for 25 minutes. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve with poached eggs.

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7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

 

2) Slow Cooker Beef Short Ribs & Sautéed Kale: Brown 8 beef short ribs in a skillet with coconut oil. Place in a slow cooker with ½ cup coconut aminos (or soy sauce), 1/3 cup coconut palm sugar, ¼ cup apple cider vinegar, 1 Tablespoon crushed garlic, 1 Tablespoon crushed ginger and ½ teaspoon ground red pepper. Cover and cook on high for 6 hours. Serve with sautéed kale.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

3) Super Greens Salad & Roasted Chicken: Combine a mixture of super greens in a large bowl: baby spinach, beet leaves, arugula and kale. Top with sliced, grilled chicken and drizzle with balsamic vinegar glaze.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

4) Baked Catfish & Shredded Cabbage: Grease a casserole dish with olive oil and scatter 1 cup of chopped cilantro over the bottom of the dish. Wash and pat dry 4 catfish fillets. Rub the fillets with curry powder, sea salt and sweet paprika. Lay the fillets evenly in the dish, over the cilantro. Drizzle the fillets with lemon juice and sprinkle with chopped garlic. Bake for 30 minutes at 350F. Serve with shredded cabbage.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

5) Stir Fried Chicken & Veggies on Cauliflower Rice: Sauté chicken breast, sliced onions and sliced bell peppers in a skillet with olive oil. Season with sea salt, black pepper and fajita seasoning. Set aside. Cut a head of cauliflower into small pieces and run through a food processor with the shredding attachment. Sauté the shredded cauliflower for 5 minutes in a skillet with a teaspoon of olive oil. Serve the chicken and veggies on top of the cauliflower rice with a side of soy sauce.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

6) Smoked Salmon Omelet & Sliced Tomatoes: Whisk together 3 eggs with a sprinkle of sea salt and black pepper. Cook in a heated skillet with a teaspoon of olive oil. Line the egg with smoked salmon and a sprinkle of shredded cheese. Fold the egg over the salmon and cheese, and serve with sliced tomatoes.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7) One Pot Chicken & Veggies: In a large skillet, brown a pound of chicken tenders in olive oil. Season with sea salt, black pepper, dried basil, crushed rosemary, sweet paprika, dried thyme, dried parsley and cumin. Add 4 cups of chopped veggies (zucchini, onion, tomatoes) and 4 cloves of chopped garlic. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes, until tender and fully cooked.

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

7 Family Friendly Weeknight Dinner Recipes

You see, healthy dinners can be quite simple to prepare. Don’t get too hung up on the exact measurements of ingredients and instead focus on combining a handful of quality ingredients together in a delicious way. There’s no such thing as a dinner that’s too simple when nutritious, wholesome ingredients are used.

Don’t forget that a consistent, challenging exercise program is the key to getting and staying fit and lean. If you’ve been dragging your feet about joining one of my programs then today is the day! Call or email and let’s get started!

Committed to Your Success

Andrew Beatty.

5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

As much as I love exercise (and you know I do!) exercise alone just won’t get you a toned stomach.  Getting flab abs is all about your diet.

Your diet is a huge part of the equation.

You could workout all day long, but then eat in a way that promotes massive fat storage.  AKA, you won’t have a toned, beach-ready tummy.

Look, I know, you’re diet probably isn’t terrible but the 5 secrets below will help you improve it even more. And a cleaner diet means flatter and more attractive abs.

Diet Secret #1: Don’t eat late
This is the most simple and effective way to flatten your abs. Instead of eating less food late at night, simply don’t eat late at all. Try these tips…

  • Brush your teeth right after dinner. Once your teeth are clean, you’ve put an end to your consumption for the day.
  • Change things up. If your evening routine revolves around food then find a new routine.
  • Let the habit form. The first few weeks will be tough, but soon your new no-food-late routine will feel normal.
5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

Diet Secret #2 Drink more water
Drinking lots of water is another extremely simple way to promote fat loss. Chronic dehydration triggers false hunger signals that causes you to eat extra, empty calories. Try these tips…

  • Drink a big glass of water before each meal. This will make you less likely to overeat.
  • Replace sugar-filled soft drinks, coffee and juices with water. This tip alone can make a huge difference in the shape of your body.
  • Carry water with you throughout the day.
5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

Diet Secret #3: Load up on fibre

5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

5 Diet Secrets for Flat Abs

Most of us just don’t get enough fibre in our diet.  Women especially.  Fibre is essential when it comes to getting lean. Fibre-filled foods are low in calories and are filling, so you’ll be eating less and getting lean. Try these tips…

  • Turn salads into meals. Add a serving of lean protein to a large pile of greens for a guiltless meal. *Try the recipe for Sweet & Smokey Chicken below and serve it on a bed of greens.
  • Include vegetables in every meal. The benefits to eating more veggies are too many to list, so just know that your body will become healthier and leaner with each fibrous bite.
  • Fruits are a tasty source of fibre. Eat fresh, seasonal fruits every day.

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Diet Secret #4: Eat fewer carbs
Now I didn’t say to cut out all carbs, but rather to eat fewer carbs. These diet secrets are meant as lifestyle changes for you to stick with long term. Eating fewer carbs is a realistic and super effective way to flatten your tummy. Try these tips…

  • Choose brown or wild rice, sweet potatoes, quinoa and oatmeal instead of breads and pastas.
  • Eat half of the carbs. Make your sandwich open-faced and cut down the size of your pasta serving.
  • Avoid carb-filled snacks. Instead of crackers or crisps, have a hard boiled egg, a protein shake, fresh fruit or veggies. (Yes, I did just say boiled egg)

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Diet Secret #5: Only wholesome sweets
Refined sugar-filled sweets will quickly add up around your waistline. Learn to enjoy natural sweets. Try these tips…

  • Fruit is natural sweet. When you stop eating refined sugar you’ll find fresh fruit to be more sweet and delicious than ever.
  • Don’t eat foods that contain white sugar or high fructose corn syrup. These are horrible for your abs.
  • Try sweeteners like raw stevia.  Orrrrr, just use some herbs and spices.

Take these diet secrets and run with them. These tips, along with a challenging and consistent exercise program, are the formula for a toned, lean body.

I’m here to help you meet your fitness and weight loss goals, so guarantee your results by teaming up with me.

You deserve that fit and attractive body – I can help you get it.

Call or email today to get started. 085 7028122

 

Committed to Your Success

Andrew Beatty.

9 New Rules of Lean Eating

You’d like your eating plan to work for you – to get you the results that you want without lots of complicated steps. The good news is that lean eating does not mean complicated eating…it just means eating smart.

Read on for the NEW rules of lean eating that will make fat loss second nature. And don’t worry, lean eating can still be very delicious. In fact, you’ll find many of your new, lean meals to be better in flavor and more satisfying than your old, fattening eats.

1. Eat the RIGHT Type of Carbs
There is a hierarchy for which carbs have a place in a lean diet and which carbs will only fatten you up. The success of your eating plan rests squarely on which of these carbs you regularly include in your diet.

  1. Green Vegetables
  2. Non-Green Vegetables
  3. Fruit (Berries specifically)
  4. Whole Grains and Starches
  5. Refined Grains
  6. Foods with Added Sugar

The top 3 ranked carbs are where 90% of the carbs in your diet should be coming from…in order to get that lean physique that you want. Immediately cut out the bottom 2 (refined grains and foods with added sugar) and on occasion include a limited amount of Whole Grains and Starches.

2. Track What You Eat
The only way to improve upon your diet is to actually know what you’re currently eating. Keep a food journal, or download a free food tracker app, and input all of the calories that you consume over the course of a week. This will give you a broad look at where your low quality calories are coming from (high sugar, empty calories).

Your first step will be to eliminate these fattening calories and to start replacing empty calories with nutrient-filled whole foods.

3. Space Meals Apart
Much has been said over the past decades about the importance of eating small frequent meals throughout the day. This is old, outdated science. New research has proven that there’s more harm than good to eating more frequently than every 4 hours.

Stick with 3 meals each day, and fill in a protein-based snack if your meals are going to be more than 4 hours apart.

4. Never Restrict Calories to the Extreme
There’s a certain allure in the idea of temporarily restricting calories to the extreme. The idea that one can drop a down a size or two in just as many weeks is quite tempting. I hate to be the one to burst your overambitious bubble, but extreme calorie restriction NEVER WORKS. It’s terrible for your body and it is not something that is sustainable (namely because you’d starve to death) so the pendulum inevitably swings in the other direction, resulting in binges.

The key to being lean for life is to eat in a way that you can sustain forever. Eat whole foods. Eat a moderate amount of the RIGHT calories. Every day, ongoing, forever.

5. Eat Veggies First
This may go against all of your instincts, but hear this one out. When you sit down to a meal first eat all of the veggies and salad, before moving on to the main dish. This simple strategy helps to fill you up with lower calorie foods first, before moving on to the higher calorie items.

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By making this a habit you’ll naturally and effortlessly consume fewer calories at each meal, which will add up in a big way.

6. Include Protein at Every Meal
Each of your meals should be built around a healthy serving of protein. This protein could be meat (chicken breast, fish fillet, roasted turkey, braised beef etc) eggs, or protein powder.

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Having protein as the focal point of your meal is important for two reasons: 1) You’re fueling up in a way that builds muscles rather than stores fat and 2) By default, you’re avoiding high calorie main dishes, which are what really cause most weight gain.

7. Ban Liquid Calories
Liquid calories have no place in a lean eating plan. No place at all. Anytime that you are drinking calories, it’s safe to assume that you’re adding inches to your waistline. Put down the beer, just say no to the blended coffee drink, and forget about fully loaded soda pop.

Filtered water and unsweetened tea are both wonderful alternatives to calorie-laden beverages.

8. Avoid Prepackaged Foods
Prepackaged foods and snacks have no place in a lean eating plan. These processed foods contain numerous fattening ingredients such as refined sugar, sodium, grains, fillers and other artificial ingredients.

If you are currently eating packaged foods on a daily basis, then cutting these items out will quickly translate into pounds lost.

9. Swim Upstream
As a society we are overweight. We are riddled with obesity related ailments. We are uncomfortable in our own skin. We are craving weight loss.

So…it’s safe to say that whatever you see the masses around you do, when it comes to food and exercise, you should aim to do the opposite.

See a line of cars wrapped around that fast food joint’s drive thru? Do not enter. Instead, eat a simple meal made with vegetables and lean protein.

See all 5 people ahead of you in queue at the coffee shop order a sweet drink? Do not follow suit. Instead, order an unsweetened drink.

See the gym car park full to the brim, and the gym car park empty? Skip the movie and hit the gym.
Swim upstream, be different than the masses by living in a desirable, healthy, lean body.